The Shemwell Family

Joseph Clardy

Joseph Daniel “Joe” ClardyAge: 72 years18141886

Joseph Daniel “Joe” Clardy
Given names
Joseph Daniel
Birth 1814
Historical Event
War of 1812
between 1812 and 1815

Note: War of 1812 between the Americans and the British. The Creek (or Red Stick) War in Alabama had different origins, but it coincided with the war of 1812, and the U.S. treated it as a part of the larger war, with Jackson and his forces also in charge of defeating the Creeks -
Historical Event
Cholera Epidemic
1832 (Age 18 years)
Note: Cholera killed 4,340 people in New Orleans & over 3,000 in New York City -
Historical Event
The Texas Revolution
between October 1835 and April 1836 (Age 21 years)
Note: The Texas Revolution (or Texas War of Independence) was fought from October 2, 1835 to April 21, 1836 between Mexico and the Texas (Tejas) portion of the Mexican state of Coahuila y Tejas. The Texas Revolution erupted in 1836, after Texas declared its independence from Mexico. Mexico responded by invading Texas, where General Santa Anna won decisive victories in the battles of the Alamo and Goliad. The war ended at the Battle of San Jacinto (about 20 miles) east of modern day downtown Houston) where General Sam Houston led the Texas Army to victory in 18 minutes over a portion of the Mexican Army under Santa Anna, who was captured shortly after the battle. The conclusion of the war resulted in the creation of the Republic of Texas -
MarriageEmily Ellen ShemwellView this family
October 7, 1841 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a daughter
#1Alice Olivia Clardy
October 19, 1845 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Athalia E Clardy
May 1, 1847 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
Mexican-American War
from 1846 to 1848 (Age 32 years)
Note: The Mexican-American War was an armed conflict between the United States of America and the United Mexican States from 1846 to 1848 in the wake of the 1845 U.S. annexation of Texas, which Mexico considered part of its territory despite the 1836 Texas Revolution -
Birth of a son
#3James Harrison “Henry” Clardy
March 24, 1850 (Age 36 years)
Census December 7, 1850 (Age 36 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Ellen C Clardy
February 22, 1852 (Age 38 years)
Death of a daughterEllen C Clardy
July 2, 1855 (Age 41 years)
Cause: Croup
Birth of a son
#5Thomas Morton Clardy
November 11, 1858 (Age 44 years)
Historical Event
Influenza Epidemic
between 1857 and 1859 (Age 43 years)

Note: In 1857-1859, there was an extremely severe worldwide outbreak of influenza -
Census June 8, 1860 (Age 46 years)
Military service
Possibly 24th AL Inf Co. C
between 1861 and 1865 (Age 47 years)

Birth of a daughter
#6Elizabeth Clardy
1864 (Age 50 years)

Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865 (Age 47 years)

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 53 years)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 53 years)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 55 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Death of a daughterElizabeth Clardy
before 1870 (Age 56 years)

Census June 25, 1870 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childLeonard Franklin HowardAthalia E ClardyView this family
July 3, 1870 (Age 56 years)
1870 (Age 56 years)

Death of a daughterAlice Olivia Clardy
November 20, 1871 (Age 57 years)

Marriage of a childJames Harrison “Henry” ClardyAnn Marie CayceView this family
December 13, 1871 (Age 57 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#1Alice Olivia Clardy
December 9, 1872 (Age 58 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Quint Clardy
August 1, 1874 (Age 60 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Elizabeth B “Lizzie” Howard
September 1875 (Age 61 years)
Death of a grandsonQuint Clardy
February 22, 1877 (Age 63 years)
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 64 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
Birth of a grandson
#4Allen “Snook” Clardy
November 9, 1879 (Age 65 years)
Census June 1, 1880 (Age 66 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#5Ora Lee Clardy
October 12, 1881 (Age 67 years)
Death January 22, 1886 (Age 72 years)
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Clardy Cemetery
Last change November 29, 202117:13:02

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Emily Ellen Shemwell - View this family
Marriage: October 7, 1841Montgomery, Tennessee, United States
4 years
Alice Olivia Clardy
Birth: October 19, 1845 31 22Tennessee, United States
Death: November 20, 1871
18 months
Athalia E Clardy
Birth: May 1, 1847 33 23Tennessee, United States
Death: March 13, 1923Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States
3 years
23 months
Ellen C Clardy
Birth: February 22, 1852 38 28Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 2, 1855Christian, Kentucky, United States
7 years
6 years

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